Tampa, FL (August 15, 2018): David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, hosted its fourth annual, companywide CA+RE School Supplies Drive in 17 cities across the country. In Tampa, school supplies were collected for Hillsborough Education Foundation, which is dedicated to over 200,000 students in Hillsborough County Public Schools by providing educational resources and financial assistance to give every student the opportunity to achieve academic success.
“Thank you so much, David Weekley Homes! Your impact is going to make a huge difference for the teachers and students,” said Laura Grucza, resource development manager. “Hillsborough Education Foundation provides all title one schools in the county with supplies and your generous contributions will be felt.”
Approximately $900 in supplies were collected from homeowners and business partners during the drive, providing more than 1,100 pieces of supplies needed for the school year. In addition, the Weekley Family Foundation donated $5,000 to use toward classroom technology.
“I am always amazed when I see the sheer volume of school supplies that have been donated by David Weekley Homes team members,” said Nancy Glenn, builder service representative with David Weekley Homes in Tampa. “To know that hundreds of children will benefit and be better prepared to succeed because of this effort is really inspiring and makes me so proud of our company and its commitment to enhancing lives.”
The School Supplies Drive is a volunteer and philanthropic initiative of the company’s CARE program, which joins team members with homeowners, homebuyers, community partners and local nonprofit organizations to live out its purpose of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives in each of the communities in which it builds.
About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 21 cities across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and “National Builder of the Year.” Weekley has also appeared 12 times on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 90,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company’s website at www.davidweekleyhomes.com.